Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

Will All the Older Condos Get Renovated? A 2/2 at 21 W. Chestnut in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom in Chestnut Place at 21 W. Chestnut in the Gold Coast just came on the market. Built in 1999, the building has 124 units and a parking garage. This unit sold less than a year ago and has now been renovated. It has brand new wide plank quarter sawn white oak hardwood floors. […]

Is This Your Dream Loft? A 2-Bedroom Penthouse Duplex at 411 W. Ontario in River North

This 2-bedroom penthouse duplex loft at the Ontario Street Lofts at 411 W. Ontario in River North just came on the market. This is an authentic loft with exposed brick walls, concrete pillars and concrete ceilings. It has industrial south facing windows and 12 foot ceilings on the first floor with 10’4 on the second […]

Want to Live and Breathe the Cubs 24/7? A 2-Bedroom at 817 W. Addison in Wrigleyville

This 2-bedroom at 817 W. Addison in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Lakeview came on the market in October 2016. It’s been about 7 years since we chattered about this building. Built in 1915, it was converted into condos during the condo boom in 2005. It has 16 units with no parking. Because it was part […]

A Hidden Loft-Like Unit in a Vintage Building: A 2-Bedroom at 1847 N. Cleveland in Lincoln Park

This top-floor 2-bedroom at 1847 N. Cleveland in Lincoln Park just came on the market. This is an 8-unit vintage building with gated, secure parking. The listing doesn’t say it’s an elevator building. Despite the vintage building on the outside, this 1400-square foot unit has more loft-like features with 14 foot exposed wood beamed ceilings, […]

An 1890s Vintage Lover’s Dream in Lincoln Park: A 3-Bedroom at 2233 N. Bissell

This 3-bedroom at 2233 N. Bissell in the DePaul neighborhood of Lincoln Park came on the market in September 2016. The building was constructed in 1890 and has 3 units on what the listing says is an extra wide lot. It has many of its vintage features still intact including crown molding, molding around the […]

Is This 2-Bedroom Loft in Roscoe Village for $359K a Deal? 1800 W. Roscoe

This 2-bedroom loft in the Pencil Factory Lofts at 1800 W. Roscoe in Roscoe Village just came on the market. It’s a south facing unit with 12 foot concrete ceilings, industrial windows, and some exposed brick and concrete pillars. It also is one of just a dozen or so units that has its own 10×17 private […]

4-Bedroom Brick Victorian With “Lush Greenery” Returns: 1354 W. Webster in Lincoln Park

This 4-bedroom vintage brick Victorian single family home at 1354 W. Webster just came on the market. If it seems familiar, that’s because we chattered about it a couple of times the last time it was on the market which was in 2010. We had an interesting chatter about the prior ownership and how 9 […]

A Fan of Vintage Molding and Sunrooms? A 2-Bedroom at 4109 N. Greenview in Graceland West

This 2-bedroom top floor vintage unit at 4109 N. Greenview in the Graceland West neighborhood of Lakeview just came on the market. The building was constructed in 1901 and has 6 units. This unit still has many of its vintage features intact, including vintage wood moldings (unpainted!), a built-in hutch in the dining room and […]

Looking For Move-In Ready? A Big 1-Bedroom at 57 E. Delaware in the Gold Coast

This large 1-bedroom in The Bristol at 57 E. Delaware in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. The Bristol was built in 2000 and has 178 units along with a parking garage. It’s a full service building with an indoor pool and was considered one of the top luxury buildings when it was […]

Not Rich But Want to Live in Streeterville? A 2-Bedroom Under $300K at 222 E. Pearson

This 2-bedroom in Pearson on the Park at 222 E. Pearson in Streeterville recently came on the market. This building was originally apartments but was converted to condos in 2005. It has 220 units with valet parking. This unit is a corner, north and west, unit with the original conversion finishes. It has dark wood […]